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Check out the stories below, to read what others have written about FearCon over the years!

2016

[Phoenix New Times] The Scream Queens and Horror Fiends of Fangoria Fearcon 2016 in Tempe Creepy, kooky, and scary fun took place inside of the Tempe-based Sun Studios of Arizona during the annual Fangoria Fearcon. The locally produced event, which took place from Friday, October 7, to Sunday, October 9, is focused on horror films, scream queens, and slasher flicks, featured such special guests and genre actors as Lew Temple, Tiffany Shepis, Lynn Lowry, and and Eugene Clark.

[College Times] Scary Good: Fangoria FearCon haunts Sun Studios – Think Comic Con, but for horror enthusiasts — less Wonder Woman costumes and more fake blood. Lots more.  That’s FearCon, extolled as Arizona’s largest independent gathering to scare the wits out of you.

[Phoenix New Times] Dying to strut your spooky or undead self in front of an audience? Get your chance at the Fangoria FearCON. Twisted Airbrushing’s workshop will help you get all done up like a favorite zombie or horror character for a beauty pageant. Too interactive for you? There’s plenty of other fear-filled fun, including movie screenings, panel discussions, and scary celebrities.

2014

[Examiner.com] The Walking Dead cast is a hit at Phoenix FearCon 2014 – “Once again Phoenix FearCon shined as the finale of the Halloween weekend… There were booths spotlighting crafts, authors, artwork, jewelry and much more! Guests could indulge themselves on great food or stop to quench their thirst in the beer garden. And for some, zombie paintball was quite the rage.”

[Aud News] Behind Phoenix Fearcon  – “Phoenix’s horror film festival, Phoenix Fearcon to showcase local and international independent horror films the weekend of Halloween.”

[East Valley Tribune] Get your fright-freak on at Phoenix FearCon – “Halloweens come and Halloweens go, but there are fright enthusiasts who love the spooky side of life all year round, and for those fans there is a creepy convention lovingly called Phoenix FearCon, a spine-chilling soiree that serves up scary celebrities, shocking cinema and other pop culture peculiarities.”

[College Times] Keep the Halloween horror going at Phoenix FearCon – “Halloween might be over by the time Phoenix FearCon comes around on November 1 and 2, but the scares and screams are far from over. Get ready for the largest independent horror convention and film festival ever! Phoenix FearCon has been a Phoenix mainstay since 2006 and is once again bringing some frightening and paranormal entertainment to the Valley on the grounds of Phoenix’s famed Fear Farm haunted attraction.”

[AudNews.com] 13 Horror Film Festivals for Halloween – “#9: Phoenix FearCon. This year at Phoenix Fearcon, a long lineup of actors in AMC’s The Walking Dead will attend. Amongst them include Theodus Crane, also a world heavyweight in the Chinese form of kickboxing, child actor Kyla Kenedy along with other professional actors and zombie doubles.”

[AZ Central] ‘Walking Dead’ stars coming to Phoenix Fearcon – “It’s being billed as Arizona’s largest independent horror event. And Phoenix Fearcon has lined up an impressive list of talent and other attractions to lure fans to Fear Farm at 99th Avenue and McDowell Road on Saturday, Nov. 1, and Sunday, Nov. 2. It will be a blood-spattered weekend of murder and mayhem, some of which will naturally be carried out by clowns.”

[Horror Movies.ca] FearCON Features Walking Dead and American Horror Story Cast – “FearCON is so much more than just special guests. It also gives local artists a chance to showcase their horror movie shorts and independent features. Winners get a bloody butcher knife statue commemorating their achievement and they look pretty bloody good too. There’s even a panel titled “The Horror of Dr. Who” for all those Dr. Who fanatics out there. There seems to be one in every family nowadays…”

[Phoenix New Times] FearCON Brings Walking Dead and American Horror Story Actors to Phoenix – “Halloweekend is going to be jam-packed with great spooky events here in Phoenix. From haunted houses to slasher screenings, there’s plenty to fill up your schedule, but true horror enthusiasts need look no further than this year’s FearCON.”

2011

[ScaryScaryScary] Phoenix Fear Con 4 – “Phoenix Fear Con IV is providing the people of Phoenix with a rare opportunity to celebrate all the best points of Halloween five months early.”

2010

[AZ Central] Phoenix Fear Film Festival moves to Tempe – “Fans of the niche-market films attend festivals like this because they love horror movies and jump at the chance to see the “little gems.””

2008

[Dead Harvey] Interview With Jim And Chris of The Phoenix Fear Film Fest  – “When you’re accepting films, what are you looking for? Chris: I look for originality, I look for good story lines. I look at the feel of the film, the atmosphere, the cinematography, the film as a whole as well as any interesting tidbits inside the making of it that would make this film original, edgy and smart.”

 

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